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About Surviving Breast Cancer

Sur.viv.or. anyone who has been diagnosed with breast cancer. You are surviving! 

Our Story

Survivingbreastcancer.org (SBC) was created in 2017 to help fill the gaps in breast cancer support, education and resources. It was founded by Laura Carfang, recently diagnosed at that time in her early 30’s, and has grown exponentially since, serving members in the global breast cancer community.  Over these past few years the SBC website has been visited by community members (over 1,000,000 page views) across 120+ plus countries, and Laura’s podcast, Breast Cancer Conversations has been listened to in over 80 countries. The SBC website has been translated into Spanish, French, Italian and Arabic. 

 

Leveraging technology and breaking down barriers to access and information, SBC puts the patient first, educating, encouraging and inspiring advocacy.  Community members are encouraged to participate in the various free programming, events and services and are all invited to contribute to resolving the growing needs of this population. 

 

All services, education, programming and events are free to those diagnosed with breast cancer, as well as their caregivers.

Our Approach

SBC serves as an educational and virtual community platform offering support and meeting patients and their families where they are on the continuum of a cancer diagnosis.

 

We combine evidence-based  medical research with the personal lived experiences of those we serve. From risk reduction strategies and prevention, to treatment, survivorship, living with a terminal diagnosis,  navigating end of life, and beyond, Surviving Breast Cancer is here for you every step of the way. 

Our Core Values

We Belive in Collaboration

We Care About Our Community

We Engage in Win-Win Partnerships that Bring Value and Have Impact

We Lead with Integrity

We Serve with Compassion & Empathy

We Put People First

We Treat Everyone with Dignity & Respect

We Embrace Innovation

Who We Serve

Breast cancer does not just affect the patient; it affects everyone around them. That is why we develop comprehensive programs, services, and education to meet the needs of:

 

  • Those diagnosed with breast cancer

  • Those living with metastatic breast cancer

  • Spouses, families, and children caring for a loved one diagnosed with breast cancer

  • Spouses, families, and children who have lost a loved one to breast cancer

Our Mission 

To empower those diagnosed with breast cancer and their families from day one and beyond.

Meet Our Team, Partners and Collaborators

SBC partners with patient advocates, medical oncologists, physicians, and experts in the field, as well as corporations and organizations, to offer the best education, support, and community resources so that we can execute our mission.

Learn More About Our Sponsors
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